Vacation rentals in Galway

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Popular amenities for Galway vacation rentals

Stay near Galway's top sights

Eyre Square49 locals recommend
Galway City Museum141 locals recommend
Spanish Arch98 locals recommend
Tigh Neachtain131 locals recommend
Kai Restaurant123 locals recommend
The Quays Bar and Restaurant117 locals recommend

Quick stats about vacation rentals in Galway

  • Total rentals

    1.6K properties

  • Total number of reviews

    99K reviews

  • Family-friendly rentals

    750 properties are a good fit for families

  • Pet-friendly rentals

    100 properties allow pets

  • Rentals with a pool

    10 properties have a pool

  • Rentals with dedicated workspaces

    430 properties have a dedicated workspace

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How is the weather in Galway?

    Galway has a temperate maritime climate, with mild summers averaging 19°C (66°F) and cooler winters, often around 6°C (43°F). The city sees substantial rainfall throughout the year, making the landscapes lush and green. It's advisable to carry waterproof clothing with you, regardless of the season.

  • What are some of the best things to do in Galway?

    In Galway, you can immerse yourself in Irish culture by attending a traditional music session or exploring the city's art galleries. You might also enjoy walking tours of the medieval city, boat trips on Galway Bay, or cycling around the city's quaint cobbled streets.

  • What is the best time of year to visit Galway?

    Summer months between June to August are typically the most popular time to visit Galway when the weather is milder. During this time, the city hosts the Galway International Arts Festival and the Galway Races, two events that draw a large number of visitors.

  • What are the best places to stay in Galway?

    The Latin Quarter is a vibrant area with cobbled streets, filled with traditional pubs, restaurants, and shops. Salthill, known for its seaside promenade, is another popular area to stay. For a quieter experience, consider a stay in the Claddagh area, which is known for its picturesque views of Galway Bay.

  • What are the best places to visit in Galway?

    Galway is known for its vibrant cultural scene. You may want to explore the Galway City Museum, the Spanish Arch, or Eyre Square. Visit the Galway Cathedral or take a stroll along the Salthill Promenade. For nature enthusiasts, Connemara National Park is well worth a visit as well.

  • What are some hiking trails in Galway?

    Galway has numerous trails to explore. Hike the Diamond Hill Loop in Connemara National Park or venture into the Maumturk Mountains for a challenging climb. For a coastal walk, the Salthill Promenade offers stunning views of Galway Bay.

  • What are some family activities to do in Galway?

    Families can have a fun-filled day at the Galway Atlantaquaria, learning about marine life, or enjoy a picnic in the peaceful Eyre Square. Exploring the medieval city on a treasure hunt or horseback riding in Connemara National Park are other exciting family activities.

  • What are some of the best day trip ideas in Galway?

    Visitors often enjoy a day trip to the Aran Islands, which are renowned for their ancient forts and stunning cliffs. Exploring the Burren, a unique limestone plateau, or the dramatic Cliffs of Moher, are also frequently suggested day trips. Both are within a two-hour drive from Galway.

  • Do condo rentals in Galway have self check-in?

    Absolutely! We offer over 30 condo rentals with self check-in in Galway. Enjoy a tailored experience with all the comforts you desire.

  • How much does it cost to stay in bed and breakfast rentals in Galway?

    Experience the best of Galway with our bed and breakfast rentals, starting at about $60 per day, before taxes and fees. Embrace comfort and style while staying within your budget in your home away from home.

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